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This was named "BABE"!

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Timothy K on September 4, 2011

Polaris Autoboggan circa 1960

Stojan Toshe Nikolov… on November 30, 2011

Great photo!!! Like!

Best wishes from Macedonia.

Timothy K on December 2, 2011

Thank you Stojan! Have a great day! Tim

ArcticWannabePilot on December 2, 2011


Who owns "Babe?" Is Babe abandoned? From what I can gather, the Autoboggan was the work horse of snow mobiles, could pull a lot of weight and did not get stuck in deep snow.

Babe restored would be a nice piece to add to an Arctic Museum.


Timothy K on December 3, 2011

Everything is abandoned at the True Love Camp* which celebrated it's 50th anniversary. I don't know when the research facility finally closed the doors but like most things they are just left behind. Hunters from Grise Fiord use it as a stopover. If you can figure a way to get it home **Bob it's all yours!!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 3, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Timothy K
    • Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
    • Taken on 2011/08/17 23:03:31
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 33.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/7.100
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.67 EV
    • No flash